New algorithm maps safest routes for city drivers
UBC researchers developed a new approach to identify the safest possible route in an urban network using real-time crash risk data, and can be incorporated into navigation apps such as Google Maps.
Jul 25, 2023
Risk of fatal traffic crash higher during annual 4/20 cannabis celebration
Drivers in the United States are more likely to be in a fatal traffic crash during the annual April 20 cannabis celebration, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
Feb 13, 2018
Near misses key to reducing traffic accidents
The numbers associated with traffic accidents worldwide are staggering: 1.3 million fatalities every year, and up to 50 million injuries.
Dec 17, 2015